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Premier announces award of the full renovation of the conversion of the Courtyard Philadelphia to the notary, an Autograph Collection hotel

January 05, 2017

DALLAS, TX January 5th, 2017 – Premier Project Management today announced the award of a $23 million dollar Courtyard conversion to an Autograph directly opposite Philadelphia’s City Hall. Braemar Hotels and Resorts and Marriott tasked Premier Project Management with the entire remodel of the property, including guestrooms, the lobby, meeting space and restaurant/bar. The scope of work includes interior design, procurement, project management and construction management.

“We are excited to help craft a story that honors the history of this hotel, and to create a unique design that embraces the Autograph Collection’s philosophy of a place that is ‘exactly like nothing else.’ ” commented Carla Niemann, SVP of Design and Architecture for Premier Project Management.  

“We are very much looking forward to the conversion of this historic property to one of the premium Marriott brands.  We are confident in Premier’s ability to make this into something that will be remembered for years” commented Richard Stockton, CEO of Braemar Hotels and Resorts.

Construction is set to start on February 2018.

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Premier ( offers comprehensive solutions encompassing world-class design, FF&E and OS&E procurement, project management, ground up construction and development.. Since our founding, we have overseen more than $2 billion dollars in expenditure. Our Hospitality and multifamily clients value our ability to provide cost saving solutions efficiently and effectively throughout every phase of each project. Our extensive track record has given us an in-depth understanding of what is required. No matter the size or complexity, our processes have proven time and time again that our commitment is to your success. More than anyone, we understand what it means to provide solutions on-time and within budget. We bring more than 25 years’ of experience to project management and intelligent interior design. And with billions of dollars of renovation and development projects completed, Premier has earned its position as an industry leader. We are known for our world-class design and comprehensive solutions across all chain scales. From select service to luxury resorts. Premier has the resources and the proven expertise to oversee both small and large scale projects from concept to completion.

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